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A pair of blue and white and iron red decorated dragon dishes, Qing dynasty with Qianlong mark.

Estimate
50 000 - 75 000 SEK
4 470 - 6 700 EUR
4 740 - 7 110 USD
Hammer price
560 000 SEK
Purchasing info
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Cecilia Nordström
Stockholm
Cecilia Nordström
Head Specialist Asian Ceramics and Works of Art, European Ceramics and Glass
+46 (0)739 40 08 02
A pair of blue and white and iron red decorated dragon dishes, Qing dynasty with Qianlong mark.

Seal mark in underglaze blue. Each dish is decorated to the centre with a five-clawed dragon amongst cresting waves. The exterior is similarly decorated with nine dragons evenly separated by cresting waves. Diameter 17.5 cm.

Provenance

From the collection of a Scandinavian nobleman, who had a long diplomatic career starting, in the 1920s as a young attache in China, later on as ambassador in China.

Exhibitions

Compare; A dish with this decoration at Christies, lot 1007, Live Auction 20719. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 23 Sep 2022.

Compare, Christies, 6 November 2018, Live Auction 15488. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. Lot 166.

Literature

A Daoguang example of the second pattern of iron-red dragons on a crested-wave ground was included by Marchant in their exhibition of Nineteen Century Mark and Period Porcelain, 1991, no. 29, p. 34; another is illustrated by Peter Lam in Imperial Porcelain of Late Qing from the Kwan Collection, Art Gallery . The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1983, no. 23, p. 55.

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